What’s Up for 2014?

It is that time again to start thinking about next year’s goals and races. Last November 1st, I talked about planning 2013 and creating your own training plan. Pick races that are space apart that allows full recovery. I know many runners race every weekend but they keep getting injured. Prioritize each race. Have only a couple A races for the year to peak. B and C races focus on a workout for that week in your training plan. For 2014, I pick a couple new (trail and triathlon) races to challenge me. Pick something new. What are the goals and focus for your workouts and key races. Everybody picks a particular race to do and be injury free. But go further what you want accomplish in your training. The following I want to add to my training for 2014: strength/core training consistently; yoga/stretching consistently; continue meditation but add visualization; swim mile in 36 minute or less; work on cadence and improve bike skills; continue working on improving swim form and efficiency; run effortless. These will keep me busy in my training for next year. What are your races and goals?

Published by Pam Houck

Work in the health industry as personal trainer, running and multi-sport coach. As an athlete with celiac disease and asthma, I don't let it limit me to compete in road races and triathlons.

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